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Respiratory nurses to take on the Great North Run

28 August 2019 Two Respiratory Specialist Nurses are to take on the famous Great North Run to raise money for the British Lung Foundation. Sharon Hamer and Cath Brownfield Sharon Hamer and Cath Brownfield will take part in the half marathon on 8 September. Sharon is a Respiratory, Sleep and Non-Invasive Ventilation (NIV) Nurse Specialist at The Shrewsbury [...]

Respiratory nurses to take on the Great North Run2019-08-28T16:13:42+01:00

Big demand on A&E services

27 August 2019 Officials at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) are asking people to consider whether they need the specialist services provided by A&E as the departments face huge demand. Over the Bank Holiday Weekend, the A&Es at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and Princess Royal Hospital saw over 1,400 people – more than 300 more than over [...]

Big demand on A&E services2019-08-27T16:35:34+01:00

VIP Awards finalists revealed

26 August 2019 The finalists in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) annual awards – which celebrate the fantastic achievements of staff and volunteers - have been revealed. The Heart Assessment Team at PRH with their invitation to the VIP Awards A record number of nearly 800 submissions were received for dedicated teams and individuals who [...]

VIP Awards finalists revealed2019-08-23T15:43:22+01:00

Waiting area for cancer patients opens in memory of former patient who helped create it

22 August 2019 Bernadette Roberts A new waiting area for patients being treated for cancer has been officially opened at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) – and has been named after a former patient who helped create it. The Bernadette Roberts Waiting Room was opened on the O’Connor Haematology Unit by members of Bernadette’s family. Bernadette, from Shifnal, [...]

Waiting area for cancer patients opens in memory of former patient who helped create it2019-08-22T11:17:40+01:00

Family thanks after baby is born following crash on the way to hospital

20 August 2019 A couple have praised staff at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) for their treatment and care after their baby was born by emergency Caesarean following a car crash which happened while they were on their way to hospital – leaving them both with badly broken ankles. Mike and Ginny in hospital with Amber [...]

Family thanks after baby is born following crash on the way to hospital2019-08-20T13:06:17+01:00

London calling for Amanda

15 August 2019 A new member of staff at the Trust which runs Shropshire’s acute hospitals will be taking her place at the start line of the 2020 London Marathon after successfully landing a place to raise money for the Trust’s charity. Amanda Cheeseman (right) gained her place through a ballot for staff at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS [...]

London calling for Amanda2019-08-22T12:46:11+01:00

Improvements made in Emergency Departments following CQC inspection

2 August 2019 Improvements have been made in the Emergency Departments (EDs) at Shropshire’s two acute hospitals following an inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in April. The CQC today published reports into its ‘focussed inspection’ of the EDs at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford, which took place on 15 and 16 April [...]

Improvements made in Emergency Departments following CQC inspection2019-08-01T16:55:57+01:00

Off-duty Trainee Nursing Associate saves man’s life after car crash near her home

30 July 2019 A Trainee Nursing Associate at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) has been praised for saving a man’s life after she came across a car crash near her home in Telford. Jade Myatt outside AMU Jade Myatt, who works on the Acute Medical Unit (AMU), was driving from her uncle’s home in Stirchley to her own [...]

Off-duty Trainee Nursing Associate saves man’s life after car crash near her home2019-08-13T16:25:00+01:00

Free bottled water for hospital staff

25 July 2019 Staff at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) are helping colleagues to stay cool, on what is expected to be the hottest day of the year. Bosses at SaTH have arranged for bottled water to be given free of charge to doctors, nurses and all other healthcare professionals. Paula Dabbs, Head of Organisational Development at [...]

Free bottled water for hospital staff2019-07-25T10:51:51+01:00

SaTH goes red to raise awareness of Sepsis

19 July 2019 Staff across the Trust which runs Shropshire’s acute hospitals donned red today (Friday 19 July) to raise awareness of Sepsis. The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust joined Wear Red Day, organised by the UK Sepsis Trust. Across the Trust, scores of staff donned an item of red clothing (or a red wig!) to help raise [...]

SaTH goes red to raise awareness of Sepsis2019-07-19T11:43:39+01:00